Will The Banks Let You Cash In That Giant Cardboard Winning Lottery Check?

Will The Banks Let You Cash In That Giant Cardboard Winning Lottery Check?

A large check - and the largest Powerball win at the time, Jack Whittaker and family are almost dwarfed by its size.

It's part of the winning ritual - lottery jackpot winners photographed holding an oversized cardboard check with the gigantic prize amount shown on it. And usually the bigger the prize, the bigger the check.

But could these lucky recipients take the signed check down to the bank and cash it, or make a deposit using it?

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Is This The Most Photographed Lottery Presenter In The World? The Woman Who Hugs Millionaires For A Living

Is This The Most Photographed Lottery Presenter In The World? The Woman Who Hugs Millionaires For A Living

For nearly 30 years, Yolanda Vega has appeared in countless news photos hugging millionaires.

Her broad infectious smile is instantly recognizable to lottery winners and tv audiences alike, because since 1990 she has been the television face of the New York Lottery.

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The Dirty Tricks That Big Lotteries Are Using To Steal Your Money

If you want to know how hard the lottery game is going to be for you to win in the near future, just look no further than the USA Powerball and Mega Millions games. They both recently changed their winning odds by increasing their play numbers. And it isn't good news.

Lotteries with enormous jackpots like this $46.5 Million Mega Millions games are going to get harder to win.

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